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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
In France, September is the one and only Back-To-School period! Every student go back to school after a well-deserved 2-months holiday in September. So join the French's pace and enrol in Term 4, starting on the 26th September!  ..
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Learn about Mont Saint-Michel Hi Everyone! Today we will visit one of the most beautiful locations in France (if not in the world!)... The Mont Saint-Michel !!! (https://frenchlessonsbrisbane.edublogs.org/files/2016/02/st-michael-241u647.jpg) The Mont Saint-Michel (Mount St Michael) is located at around one kilometre off the north-western French coast, in the region called Normandie (Normandy). The building of the monastic establishment started in the 8th century and is, therefore, a typical representation of the feudal system with on top of the island the abbey and monastery (God), below the great halls, then the stores and middle-class housing, and then, outside the w ..
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
All You Want to Know About French Fashion Hi everybody! As you might know, France (and above all, Paris) is the Fashion's capital! Strolling on the Champs Elysees, and (window?) shopping at a Dior store are part of the Parisian way of life. Today, we are therefore focusing on the French clothes! (https://frenchlessonsbrisbane.edublogs.org/files/2016/03/8140785158_d0c3f780b5-whropb.jpg) Vocabulary A basic work outfit is constituted by: A shirt: une chemise Pants: un pantalon A skirt: une jupe A pair of shoes: des chaussures Underwear: des sous-vetements Yet, if this a sunny week-end day, you will perhaps wear a t-shirt (-> un t-shirt), a pair of ..
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
The Cassoulet, a dish coming from the South-West of France, is one of the classics of the French cuisine! Did you know that there is even a road in France called ''La Route du Cassoulet'' which makes you taste all the better cassoulets of the region, from Castelnaudray to Carcassonne... However, you don't need to book now a flight to France to already taste the cassoulet... With French Lessons Brisbane, you'll be able to do it at home! Cassoulet Recipe (for 4 people): 400g of beans (harricots) 8 slices of garlic French salami (saucisson a l'ail) 4 sausages nature 4 slices of pork breast: half smoked and half nature (poitrine de porc) 1 can of duck confit (confit de cana ..
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Learn How to Ask a Question in French Asking a question in another language is never easy, especially when you're a bit shy and not confident with your language skills. With French Lessons Brisbane, get rid of your hesitations and learn today how to ask a question in French! There is nothing complicated once you get the essentials! Because French is French, there are a considerable amount of ways to ask a question! But we will only study three, the most frequent and easy-to-grasp: a) The interrogative statement This is the easiest way to form a question in French: you simply add a question mark at the end of a statement. Vous parlez anglais? -> You speak Eng ..
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
When you go to Paris, the Louvre museum is a must-do! Not only for its impressive architecture and the thousands of art pieces it hosts since its creation centuries ago, but also for its accessibility and its position in the middle of Paris! At French Lessons Brisbane, we listed the 5 reasons why it is such an essential place to visit. Join us in the tour of the Louvre museum! (https://frenchlessonsbrisbane.edublogs.org/files/2016/02/lourve-164wbzv.jpg) 5 Reasons to Visit the Louvre  ..
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Schools are going through a dark time... Last week, a Queensland teacher appreciate from all and passionate about her work, quitted her job after more than 30 years of teaching, for a single reason: Australian schools need to change! The teacher sent to the Courrier Mail and then shared on social media a thousand-word letter explaining the problems of schools nowadays: an over-charged school program overcrowded classrooms a too wide range of personal needs from students from many backgrounds a too high pressure from the press and parents In short: teachers become over-stressed and are victims of burnouts! The letter quickly became viral on Facebook ..
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
The French verb DEVOIR is part of the frequent verbs used. Once again, several meanings and an irregular conjugation, as you will find out, but don't panic French Lessons Australia is here to make your learning simpler! The meaning of DEVOIR... An action that needs to be done... Must: Tu dois rentrer a la maison apres l'ecole -> You must come back home after school. Have to: Je vraiment y aller -> I really have to go. Should: Mon mari devrait etre revenu pour 18h. -> My husband should be back for 6pm. As you can see, two forms of the verb DEVOIR are commonly used: its present and its conditional. Have a look at the two conjugations:  ..
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
French is a difficult language but once you get to know the most common and useful verbs, it becomes a real piece of cake to master the basics! One of these verbs is the verb... POUVOIR. The verb ''POUVOIR'' is used a lot in French and can be translated in English by: to be able to to can to be allowed to to manage to The particularity with this verb is that is it an irregular (which means tricky conjugation), but above all: it is a powerful verb! It will make you able to say what you can do and to ask someone to do something for you! Asking someone to do something: Peux-tu faire les courses? -> Can you do the grocery shopping ..

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